Category Archives: Dinner

Tofu Facts

Tofu is a great, versatile food product made from soybeans.  It absorbs flavors from other foods or flavorings used with it, which is one reason it is so [..]

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Mediterranean Quinoa or Couscous Cabbage Rolls

A healthful twist on an old favorite. Adapted from eatingwell.com We love the subtle flavor of cinnamon with fresh mint in these vegetarian cabbage rolls stuffed with quinoa [..]

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Lentil Soup

This makes a warm, hearty meal for those cold new england winters. Good source of quality protein and fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals!. 1 pound lentils, [..]

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Indian Inspired ChickPea Entree

Inspired by Amritsari Cholle, a popular dish from India. The herbs and spices in this dish emit a wonderful fragrance and are delight to the palate. 1 can [..]

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Tofu Tacos

A tasty alternative to beef tacos, this vegetarian variation flavors  tofu with Mexican seasonings such as cayenne, chili powder and paprika and all the traditional fixings for Mexican [..]

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Wrap It Up

These wraps are quick and easy meals that provide protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber and great flavor. Use whole wheat or spinach wraps. Basic filling:  shredded lettuce, spinach leaves, [..]

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Southwestern Three-Bean and Barley Soup

Adapted from eatingwell.com Serve this zesty bean and barley soup garnished with chopped fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime, if desired. Nutritional Information (per serving) Calories Total [..]

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes are a healthier choice in place of white potatoes. Baking, rather than frying, cuts calories and fat while maintaining great taste and fiber. Preheat oven to [..]

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Black Bean Chili with Sweet Potatoes

Enjoy this flavorful, hearty stew that is high in protein, iron and fiber.   2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, diced 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and [..]

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Romaine and Pear Salad

4-5 cups torn romaine lettuce or spinach leaves or combination of both 2 ripe pears, cored and cut into bite-sized cubes 1/3 c. chopped vidalia onion or green [..]

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Spinach Salad

This beautiful, nutritious salad is a good source of calcium, vitamins and fiber. A quick and easy to prepare gourmet dish.   1/2 c.  Plain Toasted or Honey [..]

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Gluten Free Tortillas

  Ingredients: 1 cup brown rice flour 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1/2 cup sorghum flour 2 tsp. xanthan gum 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. [..]

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Millet Buckwheat Tortillas/Wraps

Stuff them with sandwich fillings, quinoa salads, cooked rice and veggies. This recipe makes about 10 good sized wraps. These are truly best eaten the day they are [..]

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Zucchini Lasagna

1 zucchini, cut in half and then cut into longer strips lengthwise (total 10 strips) 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup water + 1/2 vegetable cube (or broth) 1/2 [..]

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Chickpea Curry

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1½”/4 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and finely chopped 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp. ground tumeric ¼ tsp. [..]

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Walnut & Cranberry Quinoa

1 T. olive oil 3 T. chopped shallots 2 c. water 1/3 c. white grape juice 1/4 tsp. salt 1 3/4 c. uncooked , pre-rinsed quinoa 1/2 toasted [..]

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Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

Quinoa is a grain, native to South America, that is a complete protein (contains all 22 amino acids), is rich in iron, fiber (1 c. = 5 g. [..]

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Hay Stacks -low fat, Mexican style meal

Beans are rich in vitamins, protein, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, antioxidants and fiber (8 gm. in 3.5 ounces). They help to build cells, lower cholesterol as well as prevent [..]

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Grilled Eggplant, Portobello and Tomato Monticelli

This scrumptious, low calorie, high fiber meal is one of my favorites.  Portobello mushrooms have a rich flavor and “meaty” texture. 1 large eggplant 2 large tomatoes 4 [..]

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Grilled Summer Squash and Zucchini

Grilled Summer Squash and Zucchini Wash squash and remove stems.  Do not peel.  Slice lengthwise.  Brush with olive oil.  Sprinkle with garlic, oregano, paprika, basil, pepper, dash of [..]

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Oriental Vegetable and Rice Noodle Dinner

Gluten free. 1 c. chopped Bok Choi 1/2-1 cup snow peas or edamame 1/2 c. chopped broccoli 1/3 c. chopped red, yellow or green pepper 1/3 c. chopped [..]

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Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 tablespoons olive oil 2T. honey or maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground black [..]

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Tofu Meatballs

Serves: 6 to 8 Prep Time: 30 Min Cook Time: 35 Min Ingredients 1 md onion ,diced 1 md carrot ,diced 1 sm green pepper.diced 4 oz mushrooms,chopped [..]

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Falafel-baked

Adapted from Epicurious.com recipe Falafel is a very popular food in many areas of the Middle East and is also very common in Israel, where it is regarded [..]

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Chilaquiles Casserole

10 servings Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Nutrition Profile Ingredients • 1 tablespoon canola oil • 1 medium onion, diced • 1 medium zucchini, grated [..]

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Hummus and Pesto Vegetable Panini

Adapted from a recipe by Jaime Morphy Why hummus? It’s healthy and filling, a perfect substitute for meat in a sandwich, packed with protein and fiber. 2 T. olive [..]

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Eggplant Pesto Panini

Eggplant Pesto Panini 2 slices Multi-Grain Bread (or gluten free bread) Eggplant slices (1/2″ thick) marinated in balsamic vinegar Red pepper (diced or in slices) Fresh Spinach leaves [..]

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Crunchy Blue Corn Chickpea Tacos

Adapted from veggieterrain.com Delicious meal, high in protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and great flavor! 1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained 1 Tbsp. tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos or [..]

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Protein Power Chili

Enjoy this warm, filling dish on a cold winter day! Ingredients: 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 package of firm or extra firm tofu, crumbled 1 onion, diced 1 [..]

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Hummus and Pesto Vegetable Panini

Veggie sandwiches Adapted from a recipe by Jaime Morphy Why hummus? It’s healthy and filling, a perfect substitute for meat in a sandwich, packed with protein and fiber. 2 T. [..]

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